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Old 01-24-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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Unhappy Problem with building HelloWorld Device Driver:Any help would be welcome

Hi.I am trying to start on linux device drivers.
I am following the instructions on

Here I was able to proceed till section 8.1.4.
After making the hello.c file,the make file and patching the Kconfig as mentioned,I tried to run the

$ make ARCH=ARM CROSS_COMPILE=xscale_be- gconfig

This gave error as:

make: *** No rule to make target `gconfig'. Stop.

I am not sure if my kernel is correctly compliled,but I was able to complie and build the kernel for arm before by cloning the kernel and building from the following link without any error.

Last edited by coolfisa; 01-24-2009 at 04:58 PM.
Old 01-26-2009, 02:09 AM   #2
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try "gcc hello.c" and see what happens


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